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Aluminosis

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Aluminosis is a restrictive lung disease caused by exposure to aluminum-bearing dust. Aluminosis can be detected by using high-resolution computed tomography.

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Google previewUrban Changes in Different Scales (2006)

Systems and Structures by Rubén Camilo Lois González

Aluminosis is a weakening of the construction caused by oxidation of the internal iron reinforcement of the cement building elements. The renovation implies that between 2001 and 2010 a third of the housing units will be substituted by new ...

Google previewPractical Thoracic Pathology (2016)

Diseases of the Lung, Heart, and Thymus by Allen P. Burke, Marie-Christine Aubry, Joseph Maleszewski, Borislav Alexiev, Fabio Tavora

Aluminosis is a very rare pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of aluminum particles. Workers at risk include those involved in bauxite smelting, the use of fine aluminum powder, and aluminum welding, grinding, or polishing. Clinically ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Aloper lagopus aluminosis pulmonum by toxins or infectious disease. Alopex lagopus (blue fox). See Ronnel. alpha (o, A). 1: first letter of the Greek alphabet, it has many applications in science. For terms beginning with alpha, see the root ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

aluminosis. See aluminum. aluminum, A light metallic element that can damage the ENVIRONMENT and cause human health problems at high levels. Elemental aluminum does not exist in nature; it is always ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Environmental Science (2007)

by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson

aluminosis A disorder of the lung resulting from excessive inhalation of aluminum-containing particulate ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

altostratus clouds Altostratus Clouds aluminosis — A form of pneumoconiosis caused by respiratory exposure to aluminum-bearing dust. aluminum (Al) — A silver-like malleable and ductile metal found ...

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لبراءة الإختراع (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

painting aluminium silicate aluminium wire aluminosilicate glass aluminosis aluminum industry aluminum metaphosphate aluminum phosphate aluminum polyphosphate sodium phosphate: sodiumaluminum phosphate alveolar alzheimer's ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

aluminosis A pneumoconiosis that results from the inhalation of aluminum-bearing dusts. aluminum A lightweight, nonferrous metal with good corrosion resistance and electrical ...

Google previewThe Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials (1999)

by David Franklyn Williams

aluminosis pneumoconiosis due to the presence of aluminium-bearing dust in the lungs. noun, medicine Dorland Medical alveolar relating to the alveolus. adjective, dentistry Heinemann Dental ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Aluminosis, al-u-min-o'- sis. The phthisis of aluminium-workers. Aluminum, al-u'-min-um. See Aluminium.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: A-B (1999)

by S. Gangolli

Chronic inhalation of fumes and dusts containing high concentrations of aluminium may cause dyspnoea, cough, weakness, emphysema, and non- nodular pulmonary fibrosis (aluminosis). Shavers disease is the only industrial disease ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

aluminosis (a-loo”mi-n6'sis) [aluminum + -osis] Chronic inflammation of the lungs in alum workers due to alum particles in inspired air. aluminum (a-loo'mi-nfim) ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

aluminosis Medicine, a chronic inflammation of the lungs due to the presence of aluminum; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

a lung fibrosis (aluminosis) manifested as coughing, fibrosis, lung atrophy, and secondary emphysema. Aluminum. Toxicity. to. the. Reproductive. System. Daily intraperitoneal injection of Al (as the nitrate) to male mice before mating ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1U1M3I1N1O1S1I1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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